The Super Eagles will train today (Sunday) inside the Moshood Abiola Stadium Abuja, as they continue preparation for the 2021 AFCON in Cameroon.
Media officer of the Eagles Babafemi Raji disclosed this.
According to Raji the training scheduled for 5pm, will be open to the media with COVID-19 protocols to be fully observed.
Meanwhile, Porto’s left-back Zaidu Sanusi is the latest player to arrive camp for the AFCON.
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Sanusi’s arrival now takes the number of players currently in camp to 12.
The Eagles will play their first match in Group D at the AFCON against Egypt on January 11.
Also, they will take on 1970 AFCON winners Sudan and Guinea-Bissau.Copyright © 2022 Completesports.com All rights reserved. The information contained in Completesports.com may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed without the prior written authority of Completesports.com.
Sanusi the leopard. Very quick full in fact the best in Africa if I may say so myself. We always pray for you to shine because you are the ultimate deserving Super Eagles player. Lolzzzzz
Heaven bless Sanusi and all deserving Super Eagles concord….
Alhamdulillah that Zaidu has arrived camp…. looking forward to the arrival others soonest especially, the likes of ola Aina, Joe Aribo, Ndidi, Onyeka, nwakali…
Sanusi is a very good player ,beats my imagination how the last coach was not playing him
My super eagles11 vs Egypt!
I support your choice of defenders and the wing forwards
Anyone from Sadiq or Awoniyi is OK.
lolz! May be against Sudan.
Against Egypt the coach must throw in everything. We will need experienced players like Odion, Musa and Iwobi to seek beyond a draw.
Against Egypt you need to add Iwobi to your first team and remove Chukwueze, Iheanacho for Frank Onyeka,Ighalo for Awoniyi,Simon for Ejuke then your team is good to go.
You need experience to displace or at least get a draw against a good side like Egypt.
ho ho ho ho ho hooooo o! You are not serious at all. Playing Egypt with rookies? ho ho ho.
Make Egu givdem green singlet.
Please you people should stop celebrating mediocre in the names of experience. What’s experience without performance. Ighalo, Musa and Simon don’t have business in the team but for the reason best known to the Coaches, they’re in there and imposed on we fans. None of the trio merit the call up. Now advocating for them to start our first and probably the toughest match in the group is arrant nonsense. If the coach mistakenly start any of them, we will be playing short 1 and to make the matter worst it will be short 3 if all of the said experience players start. They should give room for better,hunger and younger players. Their time has passed.
Big competition like this is feel with it’s surprises. When competition starts you will start seeing those you believe will carry the team in the name of vibrant and young falling below expectations. Eguavon has done the best mixing the young with experience and 28 man list gave us opportunity to do more so. And I most say this 28 man list is to our advantage, like Ranieri said even if am not in support of him, he said they have many players which is the word he used to stop Dennis from coming for AFCON though am not missing Dennis am just using the word of his coach. If you are not patriotic enough to give everything it takes to represent your country then you are not needed.
Lol…. Ighalo should only play after we must have qualified for the next round
I would play more midfielders with iwobi starting. I would bench chukwueze and start Aribo on the right (he is a goal threat and does better when not played in a defensive midfield capacity). On the left side of the attacks we need someone who is vibrant so I could risk starting Ejuke or simon (for experience). In defence, its Ekong and Omeruah with awaziem on the right and zaidu on the left. If either Ekong or omeruah cant hold their own then awaziem will be pushed to central defence and Aina will take over as right back. In attack we need strength, pace and skill. So I choose big number 9 sadiw umar or ighalo for experience sake.
Aribo 10….Sadiq9……. Ejuke19
This list looks like trial by error
So much for a Nigerisn football fan lol …..can’t even spell Omeruo right..
I like the mood in the camp and even on the platform this evening.
Our players are doing their best so are the coaching team. We shall support whoever is picked for the all important first game.
Training starts at 5pm local time which is just few minutes from now and we have been informed that there will be media coverage. Let’s see if there will be videos and pictures from the camp to better inform our suggestions. Good luck Super Eagles!